The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for CCIE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
England / London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 316 324 363
Rank change year-on-year +8 +39  
Contract jobs citing CCIE 108 104 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.52% 0.48% 0.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.15% 2.82% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 67 44
Median daily rate £475 £486 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.31% +5.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £361 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £49.19 £40.00
% change year-on-year -34.94% +22.97%  

CCIE is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in London.

Academic & Professional Certification
London
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3432 3693 3573
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 16.49% 16.96% 15.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2245 2560 2300
Median daily rate £475 £460 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.26% +8.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £625 £593
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 43 91
Median hourly rate £18.85 £18.50 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.89% -24.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £14.02 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £32.00 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £24.12
% change year-on-year +14.03% +18.15%  

CCIE
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing CCIE as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for CCIE in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CCIE in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for CCIE in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCIE in London over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCIE in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCIE in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCIE in London

CCIE
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCIE within the London region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -5 12 £425 -19.04% 1
Feltham - 2 - -
Westminster - 1 £475 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £570 -
CCIE
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CCIE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for CCIE.

1 196 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 172 (87.76%) Cisco
3 97 (49.49%) Firewall
4 94 (47.96%) CCNP
5 74 (37.76%) WAN
6 70 (35.71%) LAN
7 65 (33.16%) MPLS
7 65 (33.16%) Data Centre
8 60 (30.61%) Wireless
9 57 (29.08%) Cisco Nexus
10 56 (28.57%) BGP
11 53 (27.04%) OSPF
12 46 (23.47%) Palo Alto
13 43 (21.94%) Juniper
14 42 (21.43%) VPN
15 41 (20.92%) Network Security
16 40 (20.41%) CheckPoint
17 39 (19.90%) Finance
18 38 (19.39%) Network Design
18 38 (19.39%) Cisco ASA
19 33 (16.84%) Cisco Wireless
19 33 (16.84%) WLAN
20 30 (15.31%) CCNA
20 30 (15.31%) Cisco IOS
20 30 (15.31%) JNCIE
21 29 (14.80%) Microsoft Azure
21 29 (14.80%) 802.1X
22 27 (13.78%) EIGRP
22 27 (13.78%) Network Management
23 26 (13.27%) Analytical Skills

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Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (4.59%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.02%) Apache
2 2 (1.02%) IIS
2 2 (1.02%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.51%) CMS
3 1 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.51%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.53%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (14.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (8.67%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.53%) IaaS
3 3 (1.53%) PaaS
3 3 (1.53%) SaaS
4 1 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 97 (49.49%) Firewall
2 74 (37.76%) WAN
3 70 (35.71%) LAN
4 65 (33.16%) MPLS
5 60 (30.61%) Wireless
6 57 (29.08%) Cisco Nexus
7 56 (28.57%) BGP
8 53 (27.04%) OSPF
9 42 (21.43%) VPN
10 41 (20.92%) Network Security
11 38 (19.39%) Cisco ASA
12 33 (16.84%) Cisco Wireless
12 33 (16.84%) WLAN
13 30 (15.31%) Cisco IOS
14 27 (13.78%) EIGRP
15 25 (12.76%) TCP/IP
16 23 (11.73%) IPv6
17 22 (11.22%) IPv4
17 22 (11.22%) Wi-Fi
18 19 (9.69%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 15 (7.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.51%) Jenkins
General
1 39 (19.90%) Finance
2 26 (13.27%) Telecoms
3 23 (11.73%) Banking
4 13 (6.63%) Military
5 6 (3.06%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.55%) Retail
7 3 (1.53%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.02%) Games
8 2 (1.02%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.51%) Billing
9 1 (0.51%) French Language
9 1 (0.51%) Marketing
9 1 (0.51%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.51%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 79 (40.31%) Network Engineer
2 63 (32.14%) Architect
3 39 (19.90%) Network Architect
4 28 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
5 24 (12.24%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 20 (10.20%) Consultant
7 16 (8.16%) Cisco Architect
8 14 (7.14%) LAN Engineer
8 14 (7.14%) Security Engineer
9 13 (6.63%) Senior Network Engineer
10 11 (5.61%) Cisco Network Architect
10 11 (5.61%) Network Security Engineer
11 10 (5.10%) Enterprise Architect
11 10 (5.10%) Network Consultant
12 9 (4.59%) Telecoms Architect
13 8 (4.08%) Cloud Architect
13 8 (4.08%) Solutions Architect
14 7 (3.57%) Cisco Consultant
14 7 (3.57%) Network Security Consultant
14 7 (3.57%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (14.80%) 802.1X
2 5 (2.55%) XMPP
3 2 (1.02%) COM
3 2 (1.02%) Middleware
3 2 (1.02%) RFC 2544
4 1 (0.51%) .NET
4 1 (0.51%) CSS
4 1 (0.51%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.51%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 65 (33.16%) Data Centre
2 26 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (6.12%) Hybrid Cloud
4 11 (5.61%) BYOD
5 7 (3.57%) Public Cloud
6 6 (3.06%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.04%) Driving Licence
7 4 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.02%) Clustering
8 2 (1.02%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.02%) Digital TV
8 2 (1.02%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.02%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.51%) Cyber Attack
9 1 (0.51%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.12%) Windows
2 11 (5.61%) Unix
3 10 (5.10%) Linux
4 7 (3.57%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.53%) FreeBSD
6 2 (1.02%) Android
6 2 (1.02%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.02%) VMS
7 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (19.39%) Network Design
2 27 (13.78%) Network Management
3 24 (12.24%) Migration
4 20 (10.20%) ITIL
5 15 (7.65%) Continuous Improvement
6 14 (7.14%) High Availability
7 12 (6.12%) Change Management
7 12 (6.12%) People Management
7 12 (6.12%) SOA
8 11 (5.61%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (5.61%) Load Balancing
8 11 (5.61%) Network Architecture
9 10 (5.10%) Service Management
10 8 (4.08%) Mentoring
11 7 (3.57%) Information Security
11 7 (3.57%) Low Latency
11 7 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
11 7 (3.57%) TOGAF
11 7 (3.57%) Translating Business Requirements
11 7 (3.57%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.57%) Python
2 6 (3.06%) Lisp
3 4 (2.04%) Perl
4 3 (1.53%) Bash Shell
4 3 (1.53%) SQL
5 1 (0.51%) C
5 1 (0.51%) Java
5 1 (0.51%) PHP
5 1 (0.51%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.51%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 196 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 94 (47.96%) CCNP
3 30 (15.31%) CCNA
3 30 (15.31%) JNCIE
4 19 (9.69%) CCDP
4 19 (9.69%) Security Cleared
5 17 (8.67%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 16 (8.16%) SC Cleared
7 10 (5.10%) CISSP
8 8 (4.08%) CCIE Security
9 7 (3.57%) CCDE
9 7 (3.57%) MCSE
9 7 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (3.06%) CCIE Wireless
10 6 (3.06%) Degree
10 6 (3.06%) JNCIS
11 4 (2.04%) CCIP
11 4 (2.04%) CCNP Voice
12 3 (1.53%) CCSP
12 3 (1.53%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 2 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.02%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.51%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (3.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.55%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.04%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.53%) vSphere
5 2 (1.02%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.51%) Docker
6 1 (0.51%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.51%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (7.14%) Cisco Prime
2 9 (4.59%) Cisco CUCM
2 9 (4.59%) FortiGate
3 8 (4.08%) Cacti
4 7 (3.57%) OpenView
4 7 (3.57%) SolarWinds Orion
5 6 (3.06%) QRadar
6 5 (2.55%) Cisco UCCE
6 5 (2.55%) Cisco UCCX
7 3 (1.53%) Nagios
8 2 (1.02%) AirWatch
8 2 (1.02%) Nessus
8 2 (1.02%) Stealthwatch
8 2 (1.02%) WhatsUp Gold
9 1 (0.51%) Cisco LMS
9 1 (0.51%) Kibana
9 1 (0.51%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.51%) logstash
9 1 (0.51%) Puppet
9 1 (0.51%) vRealize
Vendors
1 172 (87.76%) Cisco
2 46 (23.47%) Palo Alto
3 43 (21.94%) Juniper
4 40 (20.41%) CheckPoint
5 22 (11.22%) F5
6 21 (10.71%) Microsoft
7 19 (9.69%) Citrix
8 18 (9.18%) SolarWinds
9 13 (6.63%) VMware
10 11 (5.61%) Fortinet
11 9 (4.59%) HP
12 6 (3.06%) Riverbed
13 5 (2.55%) Arista
13 5 (2.55%) Nokia
14 4 (2.04%) Blue Coat
14 4 (2.04%) EMC
14 4 (2.04%) Oracle
14 4 (2.04%) Splunk
15 2 (1.02%) FireEye
15 2 (1.02%) TippingPoint
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